University of Tasmania
University of Tasmania have provided some Dementia focused MOOCs for people to learn. The courses are free and have unlimited spaces, but you do need to book your place. You do not need any prior level of knowledge, and we hope to provide useful information to people at a range of educational levels.
The courses vary throughout the year but the link will take you to what is currently available and you will be able to see what is upcoming.
Participants in the free Understanding Dementia MOOC will gain an increased knowledge of dementia, including its causes, symptoms and ways of responding to the needs of people living with the condition. Course lasts 7 weeks, available from from 7th July 2020.
Participants in the free Preventing Dementia MOOC will learn about the risk factors for dementia from leading world experts. With the ageing of the world’s population, dementia is becoming the public health issue of the 21st century. Examine the evidence and reduce your risk. Course lasts 4 weeks, available from 4th October 2020.